Discover Vietnam, the easternmost nation on the Indochina Peninsula. Take note of Vietnam’s economy, which in 2006 boasted the fastest growth rate in Southeast Asia. Learn about the legacy of the Vietnam War; and why America deployed large numbers of troops in South Vietnam between 1954 and 1973. Feel the heat of Vietnam’s tropical monsoon climate, with humidity averaging 84% throughout the year.
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Vietnam by Jen Green